BDS-CDR BDS-Center for Development Research (Survey Department)

WHAT WE DO BDS-CDR IS THE AFRICA’s LEADING DATA COLLECTION FIRM

1. WHAT ARE OUR SERVICES?

  • Socio-demographic Survey
  • Migration Survey
  • Development Survey
  • Need assessment Survey
  • Marketing Survey
  • Food Security Survey
  • Marketing Research Survey

 

  • Expenditure, Income and Household Consumption Surveys
  • Education Survey
  • Welfare and Monitoring Survey
  • Industrial Survey
  • Impact Assessment Survey
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
  • Climate Change Impact Survey
  • Nutrition Survey
  • Cartographic Survey
  • Perception Survey
  • Transportation Survey
  • Child Development Survey
  • LAND Administration Survey
  • Health survey
  • Water Quality Test Survey
  • Agriculture Survey
  • Behavioral Change Survey
  • Product Feedback Survey
  • Opinion Survey

 

•    In addition, we provide solutions for both consumer Plus a dedicated knowledge team with deep experience to consult on any part of the survey and mode of data collection.

 

2. MODES OF OUR DATA COLLECTION

2.1. Face-to-Face (personal) interviews;
a) Paper and Pencil Interviews (PAPIs)        
b) Computer Assisted Personal Interviews (CAPIs)
c) Mobile/Tablet Assisted Personal Interviews (MAPIs)
 

2.2. Self-administered forms                              
2.3. Telephone Interviews.
3.BDS-CDR Survey Department has an extensive field equipment’s for data collection and expertise in the field usage.

 

4. DATA COLLECTION EXPERIENCE
BDS-CDR has produced a rich collection of documents touching on major topics of development. However, our areas of focus so far have been: Education, Health and Nutrition, Agriculture and Food Security, Urban Development, Capacity Building, Regional Integration, Landscape Management, Refuge Survey and Monitoring and Evaluation. This collection of knowledge must be used to improve social life

 

5. BDS-CDR PROVIDES FULL PORTFOLIO OF SOLUTIONS
We have a full range of solutions covering the entire research lifecycle, including advice on identifying research needs and targets, supplying perfect Methodology approaches, designing, programming and hosting surveys, collecting data via every mode–online, mobile and landline telephone–a large CATI phone interviewing capability, as well as data processing, analysis and reporting services.

 

5.1. GLOBAL CONSISTENCY & FLEXIBILITY
We have the largest global footprint in the Survey industry. We operate on a single, integrated global platform so you don’t have to work with different service providers, with different systems and processes in every Survey Firm around the world. BDS Center for Development Research can provide consistent, reliable, quality data and services all over the world. Plus we have more local expertise in more countries than anyone else. BDS Center for Development Research (BDS-CDR) is the only qualified provider to offer sample and data collection across all modes—online, mobile, CATI, offline/landline telephone, and mixed modes, so no matter what your project requires, we have the mode flexibility you need to complete it faster.

 

5.2. QUALITY CONTROL
At BDS-CDR, all activities carried out and services delivered during any assignments are subject to rigorous internal quality control prior to presentation to clients. Quality control is carried out within the company’s own quality framework. Procedures identified in our Quality Control Manual will be adhered throughout the project. These procedures are followed by our consultants in the successful, satisfactory and timely delivery of our projects.

 

5.3. TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION
We have a long track record of commitment to innovation. Whether it’s mode of data collection innovation with our fast-growing BDS-CDR Quick Thoughts mobile app launched in 2013 and now constantly used by our firm, or our dynamic sample technology that better matches supply with project demand in real-time, BDS-CDR routinely uses a combination of technology and human knowledge to improve quality and performance. Our technology ODK and platform are global and scalable so we can streamline operations and efficiently scale to any project size and complexity.

 

5.4. PRIVACY & DATA PROTECTION
BDS-CDR is serious about protecting the interests of clients and the privacy of personal data collected from respondents. BDS-CDR has established practices and policies to assist with ensuring compliance with applicable laws, industry standards, and best practices. Our foremost concern is protecting respondent privacy and the interests of our clients.

 

5.5. CLIENT FOCUS
Finally, we deliver outstanding quality data, service and value to our clients, day in and day out. Our clients consistently rate us at the highest levels for satisfaction and we’ve been recognized by the data collection firm industry for customer excellence. No matter how complex or simple the project, our goal is to deliver the highest value for money. Whether we’re working with data collection research firms or Research institutes across a number of Survey industries, our clients realize and recognize the value that BDS-CDR delivers

 

 

 

 


WORKING STRATEGY

Making progress step by step and learning from collective experience


Collaborating with relevant government departments, the private sector and civil society organizations


Keeping pace with the fast-growing digital technologies to promote knowledge accumulation and utilization


Adopting an interdisciplinary approach to research and net working with scholars coming from different disciplines.


Operating at the frontiers of knowledge using appropriate,efficient and reliable research techniques and approaches



Ministry of Education
Solomon Shiferaw Bogale

BDS-Center for Development Research (BDS-CDR) has worked at the Ministry of ducation for 4 months for the project entitled: “R...

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Ministry of Urban Development and Construction
Yitbarek Mengiste

This is to acknowledge that BDS Center for Development Research (BDS-CDR) has provided our Ministry a professional service in the fo...

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